Russia on Tuesday sharply hiked the price for natural gas to Ukraine and threatened to reclaim billions previous discounts, raising the heat on its cash-strapped government, while Ukrainian police moved to disarm members of a radical nationalist group after a shooting spree in the capital.
A Maguindanao-based company has embarked on a massive energy project that could leave proponents of coal-fired power plants red-faced as it seeks to build a commercial-sized generator using organic discards.
Their shapes and designs are either straight from the future or from one’s wild fantasy, but all of them are after one title: The Most Fuel-Efficient.
By Maila Ager
Citing the unabated string of increases in fuel and energy prices, Senator Ferdinand “Bong-Bong” Marcos Jr. renewed his call on Thursday for the immediate passage of his bill that seeks to develop hydrogen as an alternative power source.
By Riza T. Olchondra
The Department of Energy (DOE) said the cost of restoring power transmission and distribution in typhoon-hit areas of the Visayas would likely reach P6.5 billion.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The Quezon City council is looking into authorizing Mayor Herbert Bautista to ink a P160-million deal with Petron Corporation for the one-year provision of fuel and other petroleum products, through the electronic fleet card, for the use of government-owned vehicles and equipment in local operations.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
A gas station that has been providing the Muntinlupa City government with fuel cut off the supply on June 20 over a P6-million debt incurred by the previous administration for the first half of the year alone.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
One of the Muntinlupa government’s two fuel suppliers have suspended their services to the city because of a P6-million debt incurred by the past administration from January to June alone.
The minimum fare for jeepneys must be aligned with the prices of diesel. If the prices of fuel go up, we believe that a minor incremental increase in fares is a must. – Federation of Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association of the Philippines (Fejodap) president Zeny Maranan
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Old-timers at the Bureau of Customs jokingly refer to two recent cases of irregularity at Pampanga’s special economic zone as “miracles at Clark.” The term refers to the disappearance of 94 drums of seized diesel fuel that the Department of Finance had planned to sell to raise additional revenue.
By Leila B. Salaverria
Three years into its term, the Aquino administration can no longer blame the oil smuggling problem on any other leadership, and it must now finally ask its economic managers to account for their failure to resolve it, according to senatorial candidate Milagros “Mitos” Magsaysay.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The next time you smell fried chicken on the street, it may not be from a nearby restaurant but from the exhaust pipe of a vehicle driving past.
By Joey Gabieta
The Coast Guard in this city said it has stopped an oil leak from a container vessel that listed in this city’s port on Saturday.